This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An earlier phone conversation with Whitney Hunter, Gold Star widow of slain soldier Jonathan Whitney, presented; photos shown. [HUNTER - talks about her husband's personality, never receiving a phone call from the president, though she met with Vice President Mike Pence: it was an honor & it helped during the transfer, waiting for the condolence call from President Trump, her view of getting such a phone call, the risks of having a soldier husband, who made the most out of his military career.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Sara Murray) The issue of Trump bringing Gen. Kelly into the conversation about military calls from presidents, Trump's silence about waiting about the soldiers who died in Niger, what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on October 5 about the servicemen discussed. The "Washington Post" story about Trump promising the father of a fallen soldier a check for 25,000 dollars introduced. [Reporter Dan LAMOTHE- talks about the story from this North Carolina father in which the president in July promised him a check.] [MURRAY - comments on the White House explanation about the process in getting the check out.]
(San Juan & Las Manas, Puerto Rico: Bill Weir) the situation in Puerto Rico a month after Hurricane Maria featured; aerial views in the mountains, the militarizing of the airport after bureaucratic red tape shown. [Volunteer Warfighter DRT Eric CARLSON- talks about helping, the need for the National Guard.] [Las Manas resident Jose RODRIGUEZ- says the veterans were helpful..] [FEMA deputy federal coordinating officer Justo HERNANDEZ- talks about the FEMA role in several places & the mission here.] The two-week delay in getting the National Guard here when there is so much to do discussed.